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We are excited to welcome your kindergartener into the Cedar Rapids Community School District! To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 15th. Below are the links to enroll and register a new student in the Cedar Rapids Community School District for the current school year (August 2023-June 2024). Kindergarten registration for the next school year (Aug 2024-June 2025) will open at 8:00 AM on February 1st.


Register a New Kindergarten Student – Next School Year (2024-2025)

Please use the links below to enroll and register a new kindergarten student at the Cedar Rapids Community School District for next school year, which runs from August 23, 2024, through June 3, 2025.

Is your family new to CRCSD?
If you do NOT have any other students already attending CRCSD, and you want to register a new kindergarten student for the next school year (Aug. 23, 2024 – June 3, 2025), use the button below.

Do you have another student already enrolled in CRCSD?
RegisteIf you already have another student attending CRCSD and want to register a new student for the current school year (Aug. 23, 2023-June 4, 2025), use the button below.


Register a New Kindergarten Student – Current School Year (2023-2024)

Below are the links to enroll and register a new student in the Cedar Rapids Community School district for the current school year, which runs from now until June 10, 2024.

Is your family new to CRCSD?
If you do NOT have any other students already attending CRCSD, and you want to register a new student for the current school year (Aug. 23, 2023 – June 10, 2024), use the button below.

Do you have another student already enrolled in CRCSD?
RegisteIf you already have another student attending CRCSD and want to register a new student for the current school year (Aug. 23, 2023-June 10, 2024), use the button below.


Alternative kindergarten

If your student needs another year before entering kindergarten, you may be interested in our alternative kindergarten program. You can indicate your interest when completing your kindergarten registration form. You will receive an email with more information if your student qualifies. Interested students will be screened to determine eligibility.

If your student does not qualify for alternative kindergarten, they will be enrolled in their resident school for kindergarten.


Required documents

Required documents can be uploaded in the online registration process, emailed to registration@crschools.us, or provided directly to your student’s school.

  • One proof of residency (see examples of acceptable documents below)
  • Student’s certificate of immunization
  • Student’s birth certificate

Accepted proof of residency documents:

  • Gas or electric utility bill (last or current month)
  • Pay stub (last or current month)
  • Property tax bill
  • Mortgage statement
  • Current signed lease or rental agreement
  • Purchase contract

Important Registration Dates
Preschool applications openFebruary 1, 2024
Kindergarten registration beginsFebruary 1, 2024
Magnet lotteryJanuary 5 to March 4, 2024

Key contacts

Amy Marner

Registration Specialist